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Libraries gearing up for summer reading programs

Although the novel coronavirus pandemic has changed how certain activities can be offered, staff members are hard at work to provide programs that are engaging, ... Read more

18 hours ago by Emily Sparacino.

UPDATE: County COVID-19 numbers see decline following Tuesday’s surge

Following a sharp increase of 33 cases in a 24-hour span between Monday and Tuesday earlier in the week, the number of new COVID-19 cases ... Read more

2 days ago by Alec Etheredge.

UPDATE: County sees slight surge in COVID-19 cases in last 24 hours

Over the last three weeks, Shelby County has seen consistent decreases in confirmed cases of COVID-19 with less than 40 cases per week, but in ... Read more

4 days ago by Alec Etheredge.

Shelby County has one of state’s lower unemployment rates despite record highs

As COVID-19 has taken the economy, shaken it up and thrown it to the wolves, the country and state have both seen record highs in ... Read more

4 days ago by Alec Etheredge.

UPDATE: ADPH making COVID-19 recovery numbers available

A day after Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey announced an amended safer-at-home order that allowed schools and entertainment venues to open, as well as athletic activities ... Read more

1 week ago by Alec Etheredge.

Ivey: Time to further open the state

With the current safer-at-home order set to expire on May 22, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey held a press conference on Thursday, May 21, to give ... Read more

1 week ago by Alec Etheredge.

High school, youth sports returning in Alabama

In her latest amendment to the safer-at-home order on Thursday, May 21, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey announced athletic activities can resume for team sports starting ... Read more

1 week ago by Alec Etheredge.

Church launches initiative to support local restaurants

After a conversation with a church member, Valleydale Church pastor Patrick Sawyer saw the potential for another initiative through which people could extend support to ... Read more

1 week ago by Emily Sparacino.

Council approves upgrades at city ballparks, unveils Class of 2020 signs

The Chelsea City Council on May 19 approved a resolution authorizing improvements to be made at two of the city’s ballparks on Shelby County 39 ... Read more

1 week ago by Emily Sparacino.

UPDATED: Missing 16-year-old female found safe

Jazmine Renne Jessee, 16, has been located and is safe as of May 19, according to the Shelby County Sheriff's Office. Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

UPDATE: Shelby County surpasses 400 COVID-19 cases over weekend

By ALEC ETHEREDGE | Managing Editor While Shelby County surpassed 400 confirmed cases of COVID-19 over the weekend, numbers still rose at a slower rate ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alec Etheredge.

Shelby County high schools to hold in-person graduation ceremonies

Shelby County Schools officials announced on May 14 new plans for in-person graduation ceremonies for all of the district’s high schools. Read more

2 weeks ago by Emily Sparacino.

More city facilities reopen in Chelsea

As restaurants, gyms and other businesses started to reopen under Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey’s amended COVID-19 order this week, more city facilities in Chelsea also ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Emily Sparacino.

How do the first two months in Alabama’s COVID-19 battle compare?

Alabama's battle against COVID-19 hit the two-month mark on Wednesday, May 13, after the first confirmed case came on Friday, March 13, and the battle ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Alec Etheredge.

Chelsea business owners optimistic as reopening phase begins

For business owners and leaders in Chelsea, the new order served as a big step forward in the process of slowly resuming normal operations. Read more

2 weeks ago by Emily Sparacino.

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